In honor of February being Black History Month, one mom went above and beyond to teach her 5-year-old daughter about the importance of black women throughout history in very a unique way.  Cristi Smith-Jones dressed up her daughter Lola, each day this month, to recreate photos of iconic black women. Smith-Jones posted the photos to her […]

  Iconic jazz singer Billie Holiday will soon be performing in front of an audience again, but this time as a hologram. Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater has partnered with Hologram USA to re-create Holiday into a permanent educational installation at the theater. Holiday’s hologram will be able to talk about the history of the Apollo, […]

Click on the video above to view iconic Essence Magazine cover from 1970 to 2015.  

  If you love Stevie Wonder then you are going to love the two-hour special titled, “Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key of Life – An All-Star Grammy Salute.” The recorded live show pays homage to Wonder’s iconic career. You can expect to see some of the greats perform Stevie’s all-time classics, including “Superstition” and […]